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Screenshot of the BlackHatWorld Internet forum (Chrome, 06 October 2021)
Type of site
Internet forum
Available inEnglish
Area servedWorldwide
AdvertisingBanner ads, promoted links

BlackHatWorld (BHW) is an internet forum focused on black-hat search engine optimization (SEO) techniques and services, often known as spamdexing.

Site services are varied, including copywriting, graphic design, web design, SEO (including both on page and off page optimization), social media marketing, and app development. Other site services include bulk account registration,[1] unconventional money making methods, social media botting,[2] and developments in the SEO space.[2][3] The services listed are provided by individual users via the use of marketplace threads after being reviewed by the administration. [4] Damien Trevatt, also known online as Diamond Damien,[5] is known as the current owner of BlackHatWorld. [6]

Black Hat World has a community of users who express an interest in online marketing and digital business, and is a place where people are able to share ideas and seek advice from other members. The forum does not only focus on black-hat marketing practices, but also has sections dedicated to grey hat and white hat activities. There is also a dedicated "My Journey" section for the community to actively share their experiences and journey with internet marketing. [7]


  1. ^ "Constant Dullaart: The Possibility of an Army - Announcements - e-flux". Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  2. ^ a b "The new kings of YouTube botting". Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Black Hat Time For Facebook Search Calls Black Hat Forums". Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  4. ^ "The Black Hat World Marketplace Rules". BlackHatWorld. Retrieved 30 September 2022.
  5. ^ "Diamond Damien". BlackHatWorld. Retrieved 30 September 2022.
  6. ^ "Damien Trevatt". UnGagged. Retrieved 19 December 2021.
  7. ^ "My Journey Discussions". BlackHatWorld. Retrieved 30 September 2022.

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